What are the hardware requirements?

Applies To: Windows SBS 2008


Hardware Minimum Requirement


2.66 GHz 64-bit (x64)

Physical memory

4 GB

Storage capacity

60 GB

DVD drive


Network adapter

One 10/100/1000 Ethernet adapter

Monitor and video adapter

Super VGA (SVGA) monitor and video adapter with 1024 x 768 or higher resolution

Network devices

One router that supports IPv4 network address translation (NAT) or IPv6

Optional network devices

  • Device required by Internet service provider (ISP) to connect to the Internet

  • One or more switches to connect client computers and other devices to the local network

For additional information about hardware requirements, see Planning Your Windows SBS 2008 Network at the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=104282).

To read the most recent version of this topic, see the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/FWLink/?LinkID=119404). The most recent version might contain additional information that was not available when Windows SBS 2008 was released.

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